Last night, I was able to attend the African Studies Conference: Revisiting the first International Congress of Africanist in a Globalised World. It was very inspiring to be in the room with powerful men and women across the diaspora. I felt extremely honored to be witnessing Ngugi wa Thiong'o speak at a conference that Kwame Nkrumah spoke at just 50 years ago. When Ngugi gave his speech, It felt like he was challenging the young people in the room to witness the power within themselves in order to be great. Needless to say, I left the event feeling very fulfilled and excited for what is to come.